From: Chris Johnson
Date: January 10, 2019 at 9:37:43 AM EST
Subject: Pool Report #1 - gaggle happening

POTUS exited the South Portico at 9:32 for departure, wearing a jacket and white MAGA hat.


“We’re going to Texas. We’re going to the border.”
“Haven’t ever seen unity like this in the Republican Party.”
“Tremendous unity”
A number of people have come out for border security but you don’t report on it
Need a barrier or else ms-13 will come in
“If we had the wall, we would have tremendous savings.”
USMCA “probably will” be approved by Congress
Mexico “paying for wall indirectly, many, many times over.”

Davos “still on” but if shutdown continues “won’t go”

“Have the option” to declare National emergency
“If this doesn’t work out, I’ll probably will do it, maybe definitely.”


Chris Johnson
Washington Blade
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